The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 126 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 27 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.88% 2.24% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
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£465 £100 £141
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+365.00% -29.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £100 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £125 £142
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £180 £225
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-9.43% -10.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
553 446 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.42% 14.78% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 224 230
Average daily rate £388 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 49
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £28.70 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Notes within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 19 £475 -
Cheshire -16 4 £465 +365.00%
Lancashire - 2 £225 -
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes.

1 55 (100.00%) Lotus
2 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
3 36 (65.45%) Migration
4 29 (52.73%) Citrix
5 28 (50.91%) VMware
5 28 (50.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (45.45%) SCCM
7 24 (43.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 24 (43.64%) EMC
8 21 (38.18%) SAP
9 20 (36.36%) Windows
10 18 (32.73%) Oracle
10 18 (32.73%) Xen
10 18 (32.73%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (32.73%) Hyper-V
10 18 (32.73%) Office 365
10 18 (32.73%) Oracle Database
11 16 (29.09%) WAN
12 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
13 13 (23.64%) Windows 7
14 12 (21.82%) Data Protection
14 12 (21.82%) Local Government
14 12 (21.82%) Windows XP
15 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
15 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
16 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
16 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
17 8 (14.55%) ITIL
17 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (12.73%) MPLS

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.45%) Lync
3 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) WAN
2 7 (12.73%) MPLS
3 4 (7.27%) VPN
4 3 (5.45%) DNS
4 3 (5.45%) SSL
4 3 (5.45%) DHCP
4 3 (5.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) VoIP
5 1 (1.82%) WLAN
5 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.82%) SAN
5 1 (1.82%) WAAS
5 1 (1.82%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MSI
General
1 12 (21.82%) Local Government
2 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Architect
2 20 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.73%) Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Lotus Notes Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Lotus Notes Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Lead Technical Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) EMC VNX
3 3 (5.45%) Life Science
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) DTV
5 1 (1.82%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.82%) Windows XP
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.64%) Windows NT
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Migration
2 18 (32.73%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (21.82%) Data Protection
4 8 (14.55%) ITIL
5 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Service Management
8 4 (7.27%) Application Discovery
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
9 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.45%) ERP
9 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.45%) Logistics
10 2 (3.64%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.64%) Email Migration
10 2 (3.64%) Data Cleansing
11 1 (1.82%) BCP
11 1 (1.82%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) C
3 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) MCP
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (50.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (43.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (32.73%) Xen
3 18 (32.73%) Hyper-V
4 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.64%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) XenServer
5 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (45.45%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) OpenView
2 5 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.64%) WSUS
3 2 (3.64%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Lotus
2 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
3 29 (52.73%) Citrix
4 28 (50.91%) VMware
5 24 (43.64%) EMC
6 21 (38.18%) SAP
7 18 (32.73%) Oracle
8 7 (12.73%) HP
9 6 (10.91%) NetApp
10 4 (7.27%) Juniper
11 3 (5.45%) Websense
12 2 (3.64%) Cisco
12 2 (3.64%) IBM
13 1 (1.82%) Adobe
13 1 (1.82%) Capita
13 1 (1.82%) Veeam
13 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (1.82%) McAfee